Yemen

Suspected Al Qaeda Militants Seize Army Base in Yemen

At least three soldiers killed

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(Reuters)—Suspected al Qaeda militants disguised as security personnel seized an army base in southeast Yemen, killing at least three soldiers, and special forces were on their way to try to retake the base, a military official said on Monday.

The official said dozens of militants stormed the headquarters of the Yemeni army's Second Division in the city of al-Mukalla and had captured some military personnel. At least six people were wounded.

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